Fairfax is an eclectic and environmentally conscious town is surrounded by beautiful countryside. Community commitment to ecology includes two ‘green' public schools and one ‘green' private school.
Greenbrae is centrally located in Marin County and a short commute to San Francisco, this small, unincorporated community maintains a highly regarded public school system.
Inverness is mainly a residential community in West Marin. Tourism has been the main industry for the area since its beginnings and supports a number of hotels, inns, restaurants and gift shops. It is still a popular getaway with plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family.
Kentfield is a small community provides active support for the public schools, including the Kentfield Schools Foundation, a nonprofit public organization committed to support of Bacich Elementary and Kent Middle school. College of Marin also maintains a campus in Kentfield.
Larkspur is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Larkspur has Queen Anne Victorians, store-front facades and a 1930's art deco theater that brings to mind the towns past. Along with the dozens of historical buildings, Larkspur also maintains a ferry terminal for easy access to San Francisco. The town is also the home of the world-famous Lark Creek Inn Restaurant.
Mill Valley is located just below Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley is surrounded by national parks, including Muir Woods, as well as hills and canyons were locals and visitors alike enjoy hiking, biking and running. Mill Valley was named one the top 10 cities to like in by Money Magazine. The town also hosts many cultural events including the internationally recognized Mill Valley Film Festival and the Mountain Play.
A variety of educational choices are available in both public and private sectors.
San Anselmo is a charming town has a sunny climate, and strong sense of community in addition to fine public and private schools. San Anselmo is also home to the San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Marin County's oldest city is San Rafael. Located 12 miles north of San Francisco, the multicultural community offers a variety of educational styles from which to choose with fifteen public schools and more than ten private schools. San Rafael is also home to Dominican University of California.
Tiburon is located just across the bay on the end of the Tiburon peninsula, the town of Tiburon is an affluent community with lots of charm and amenities as well as award winning schools.